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Omar Hammami, the American jihadist in Somalia, sent out ominous tweets on Monday about an attack from his old allies in al-Shebab that seemed as if his death might be imminent.
Let Hamid Karzai be a cautionary tale. The U.S. can't buy foreign allies. It can only rent them. And even then, the cash undermines Washington's broader goals.
Once, the CIA tried to put sensors in the Himalayan mountains to spy on China. It nearly ended in complete failure.
President Obama meant to box in Syrian dictator Bashar Assad from using chemical weapons. Instead he may have boxed himself into a military escapade he doesn't want.
Mexico's drug war isn't just a conflict between the government and heavily-armed cartels. There's a third faction: vigilantes who operate in the space between the law and the lawless. Now the vigilantes are getting legalized.
The newly-limbless victims from the Boston Marathon attack are still being treated, and the alleged bomber is still under interrogation. But for a handful of defense and intelligence contractors, it's never too early to start pimping their products as the...
The U.S. intelligence community has uncovered strong evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria. Several blood samples, taken from multiple people, have tested positive for the nerve agent sarin.
Congressmen are already lining up to label the Boston Marathon bombing as yet another failure of the U.S. intelligence community. The head of America's 16 spy agencies has response for the Capitol Hill critics: back off.
The Air Force can't deal with all of the footage its flying spy 'bots take. And with the fancy new cameras the drones are getting, the problem is about to get way, way worse.
David Petraeus, the former CIA director who resigned after an extramarital affair, now has a stint doing workouts for charity. Retired Admiral Mike Mullen, once the Pentagon's top officer, is playing Battleship.
Powerful Americans are beginning to listen to Farea al-Muslimi, a 23-year-old, California-educated Yemeni who wants to stop the drone strikes in his country. Including some in the White House.
For the first time, a Senate panel heard from a Yemeni citizen about what deadly U.S. drone strikes look like on the ground and through foreign eyes.
Want to know how interrogators will approach Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? Watch Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones.
Armed U.S. drones will remain in Afghanistan's skies even after the U.S.' longest war formally ends in 2014, the military confirmed today.
Forget everything you thought you knew about the Boston bombings. The real story behind the attack involves a world-spanning conspiracy of Michelle Obama, a network of Russian oligarchs and a naked Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Three designers in three different states collaborated to win $1 million from the Pentagon's mad scientist. Their change: to build a better drivetrain for a Marine swimming tank.
The bombs to deadly effect at the Boston Marathon last week were anything but high-level explosives. But thanks to a legal term of art, their alleged architect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is charged with detonating a weapon of mass destruct...
It's still unclear what motivated the suspects believed responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. But according to one prominent expert on extremism and radicalization, we should start by studying psychology.
Mirroring the crowdsourcing techniques favored by 4Chan and Reddit to find the Boston Marathon bombers, now a Twitter campaign has begun to exonerate Suspect #2. Yet online extremism forums aren't playing along.
Boston shows a new model manhunt emerging: one reliant on the FBI embracing crowd-submitted data and rapid feedback.